Trial date set for Newcastle terror plan accused
A man has appeared in court accused of preparing acts of terrorism.
Fatah Mohammed Abdullah is alleged to have searched online for components, including a pressure cooker and nails, in order to make a bomb.
The 33-year-old, of Phillip Place, Newcastle, who has yet to enter a plea, appeared at the Old Bailey via video link from HMP Belmarsh.
Mr Justice Sweeney fixed a provisional trial date for June at a court which will be identified at a later date.
Mr Abdullah is also alleged to have bought "explosive pre-cursors," a knife and a balaclava, and to have compiled instructions on how to make gun powder.
The Iranian national came to the UK from Iran in 2005 and was granted leave to remain in 2010.